Scrophulariaceae
Veronica wormskjoldii

Alpine Speedwell

Erect hairy stems, inflorescence sticky with glands. Stems root at nodes. Leaves lance-shaped, with pointed or rounded tips, entire or shallowly scalloped, sessile. Flowers blue or violet in spike at tip of stem. Grows in moist alpine meadows, along streams and lake edges, in disturbed soils, at high elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--12 inches
  • Habitat: Bog/Fen/Wetland, Disturbed, Vernal Wet, Subalpine, Alpine
  • Found In: Wallowas, Crater Lake NP, N Cascades NP, Mt. Rainier NP, Olympic NP
  • Native: Yes